The Church and Convent of Belem built by the rich and pious King Emmanuel, in the year 1500, to sanctify and to commemorate the greatest of Portuguese maritime events.
Nave of Wells Cathedral completely furnished with pointed arches. It is the main work of early English Gothic architecture.
Wales. The romantic Tintern Abbey situated amid scenery of the most charming and attractive nature.
The Rath-Haus, or town-hall, at Cologne, is interesting, not merely from the singularity of its style, but from its connexion with the traditionary history of this ancient city.
Marginal paintings. Paintings in St. Sophia. Mosaics from Palermo. Enameled border. Paintings at Constantinople.
Emperor Nicéphore Phocas (963-969). Basileus Byzantin en Grand Costume Imperial.
Italian princes in the fashion of the 15th century. Italian noblemen, heralds and squires in the fashion of Mi-Parti. Garments with coloured lobes, saddles and bells. Crakow shoes also known as poulaines or pikes.
This strong Crossbow consists of fishbones. Usually such crossbows have the steel bow, but for the winter time such fishbone bows were chosen.
French school, second half of the 15th century.
Portrait of Margaret of York (1446 – 1503), wife of Charles the Bold. The lady with the hennin.
Carolingian Frankish crowns of Pippin and Charlemagne. Merovingian Crowns of Clovis, of his four sons Theuderich, Chlodomer, Childebert and Chlothar.